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Egypt Arrests Former Libyan Officials in Cairo

  • Reuters

Egyptian police officers take positions during the arrest of Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, Cairo, March 19. 2013.

Egyptian police officers take positions during the arrest of Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam, Cairo, March 19. 2013.

Egyptian police arrested the former Libyan ambassador to Egypt and cousin of late Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi on Tuesday, a security source told Reuters.

Ahmed Gaddaf Alddam, who had been a special envoy at the Egyptian embassy, and former ambassador Ali Maria were both arrested by Egyptian police and were on an Interpol list.

Police surrounded Gaddaf Alddam's apartment during his arrest, the source said.
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